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Lonicera maackii

Common Name: Amur Honeysuckle

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Genus: Lonicera
Species: Lonicera maackii

Conservation Status

Identifying Features

Honeysuckles have brown, flakey bark on a thick woody shrub. The leaves are opposite and simple, rounded, and toothless.

Habitat & Range

This species is native to parts of Asia, and is invasive in North America.

Life Cycle

Flowers have 5 petals.

Fruit are small orange to red berries paired at the leaf axils.


Lonicera canadensis
American Fly Honeysuckle
Dipsacus sylvestris
Sambucus canadensis